This project aims to build the capacity of border police officers in providing first aid in non-urban areas by organizing and delivering two specialized training in two geographical areas in Croatia bordering with Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Areas surrounding Vukovar and Topusko have been suggested by BPD per field needs identified.
Background Within health systems, equity between migrants and native-born citizens is still a long way from being achieved. Benchmarking the equitability of policies on migrant health is essential for monitoring progress and identifying positive and negative aspects of national policies. For this purpose, the 2015 round of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) was expanded to include a strand on health, in a collaborative project carried out between 2013 and 2017 in 38 countries.
This paper aims to highlight the common denominator of cultural training demands and responses of mental health professionals, regardess of the healthcare system, the Europen country of the migrant community concerned, as well as the basic elements to efficiently implement cultural competency within the mental healthcare setting.
Migrants are affected by social inequalities and are exposed to several experiences during the migration process which put their physical, mental and social well-being at risk. Migrants’ health is also to a large extent determined by the availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality of services in the host community or country. This article discusses how the migration process and legal status are determinants of migrants’ health.
The ‘Personal Health Record’ was developed by the Migration Health Division of the International Organization for Migration with the support from the European Commission and the contribution from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. This is a personal document. It includes in one single document the health data and information that will help the health professionals get a comprehensive view of your health status and needs. You will keep this document with you to help you in further contact with health professionals.
This programme should bring to a much better understanding of refugees and migrants’ health condition from the health and law enforcement professionals of EU members states. Furthermore, EU efforts are targeted to support the adaptation of the appropriate clinical attitude towards refugees and migrants’ health needs and in particular towards the mental health needs of fragile subgroups, such victims of violence and stronger control of infectious disease risk in the early phase of migrant’s care.